Category Archives: Ideas

Half Marathon Complete! And Maybe I Need to Set Harder Resolutions Next Year?

As faithful readers of this blog know (Hi Mom! and others… you know who you are — there is a special spot at my virtual table for you anytime. Thank you for reading!!) this blog was created as part of … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Treat

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Just wanted to pop in and share a link to a fantastic looking and easy recipe for Sombrero Cookies from Random Thoughts of a SUPERMOM. These are the cutest cookies and just right for a Cinco … Continue reading

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Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Day!

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day! There’s a surprise party for the teachers at our school. I made these: and a close up: Chocolate dipped animal crackers with sprinkles. Simple, easy and pretty tasty. I thought covering the entire animal … Continue reading

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Easter Cake

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend! So we’ll describe the cake I made as “kitsch” and leave it at that. It had all the key ingredients to make some of the junior members of the family happy: pink … Continue reading

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Newbie Runner With Questions

As you may remember I started this blog as fulfillment of one of three new year’s resolutions. My other resolutions are to start a vegetable garden and run a half marathon. I’m happy to report that I’m well on the … Continue reading

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Sewing Our Own Party Decorations

We are just days away from celebrating a birthday! It’s been a splendid past couple of months learning what our almost three year old would like at her parties — we’ve kept a fun (2 page) list on the refrigerator … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Treat: Shamrock Blondies!

St. Patrick’s Day will be here before we know it. We normally celebrate with corned beef and cabbage, but I also wanted to create a fun dessert. So I made these blondie brownies with shamrocks inside: I want to be … Continue reading

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